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Wild Beer Epic Saison

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Brewed by Wild Beer
Style: Saison
Shepton Mallet, England
Serve in Tulip

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RATINGS: 260   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.46/5   EST. CALORIES: 150   ABV: 5%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Epic by name, epic by nature, this Farmhouse Ale is a transcontinental fusion of Belgium’s eclectic beer culture and the feisty hops of North America brought to life with the aid of West Country artisanal brewing wizardry and judicious use of the US-grown Sorachi Ace hop. On the nose, the hops deliver a big splash of tropical fruit, followed by ripples of well-seasoned spiciness spreading outwards. In the mouth a tangy, bittersweet fruitiness holds sway, while tangerine oranges tap dance their way across the tongue in the finish.


3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
redders1974 (951) - Greater Manchester, ENGLAND - AUG 30, 2016
Hazy frothy head mild saison hints of cloves orange peel damp toeels but lightly done

3.2
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
rob19a (70) - - AUG 29, 2016
14/20 Easy to drink saison with a hint of orange. But like a blue moon without the pulp. Decent ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
tricksta_p (3530) - Steenwijk, NETHERLANDS - AUG 26, 2016
Bottle at home. Aroma is zesty citrus, orange, peppery farmhouse yeast, spicy and funky notes, touch of custard. Flavour is light tart and moderate bitter. Body is medium. Lovely complex citrussy spicy funky Saison.

3.2
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Holmen1 (4810) - Stavanger, NORWAY - AUG 24, 2016
Fra fat på Cirkus, Stavanger (Wild Beer krankupp) aug-16: gylden med fint skum. Behagelig men litt beskjeden duft av høy, krydder, gjær/brett og frukt. Frisk og funky sma med citrus, malt, dill og gjær. Halvtørr og samtidig ganske myk. Fin bitterhet gjorde at glasset fort ble tomt.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
TBone (16159) - Pori, FINLAND - AUG 4, 2016
Bottled 330ml (AbM)
Hazy yellow color, small white head. Light spicey, Sorachi Ace dill aroma. Light to medium-bodied. Tropical fruityness underlying but flavor is dominated by spicey, grapefruity dill flavors. Interesting use of Sorachi Ace.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
CacheManyHose (587) - HONG KONG - AUG 2, 2016
Hazy orange with off-white head. Frothy woody hop, yeast, intense orange and citrus, phenols. Good balance between bitterness and farmhouse flavours. Dry finish. Body has quite aggressive carbonation.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 16/20
HKdIPA (675) - HONG KONG - AUG 1, 2016
Bottle from Brewcraft at home. Very hazy golden-orange pour with bubbly white head. Aroma is farmy, with lemon peel and banana. Taste very tart sharp and bitter, farmy saison flavors. Palate light and very bubbly. Not bad for this style.

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
DwarfeD (2692) - Amersfoort, NETHERLANDS - JUL 20, 2016
33cl bottle at home. Somewhat hazy orange with a small white head. Medium body with moderate carbonation. Nice bitter and sweet tones. Yeast, citrus, grain, tart and tangerine. The Sorachi Ace is very present in this brew, very good!

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
sinfull (1431) - Brooklyn, New York, USA - JUL 11, 2016
Hazy , yellow color . Nice , white head. Aroma of yeast , zest , grain . Funky and dry in taste . Good beer , though nothing special.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
gegwilson (3200) - North Yorkshire, ENGLAND - JUL 10, 2016
Keg in the Grain Barge, Bristol. Hazy blond with a thin white head. Light banana bread aroma. The taste has bready yeast with banana and a crisp bitter finish. Pleasant.


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